Oklahoma football notebook: Fans brave elements to witness Sooners' Bedlam win

by Ryan Aber Modified: December 7, 2013 at 5:29 pm •  Published: December 7, 2013


photo - Oklahoma State fans stay warm before the Bedlam college football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) and the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma State fans stay warm before the Bedlam college football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) and the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Michael and Renee McCormick were among a large group of Sooners fans who congregated along the fence dividing the stands from the entrance to the OU locker room after Oklahoma's 33-24 Bedlam win Saturday at Boone Pickens Stadium.

“Alabama-Auburn ain't got nothing on Bedlam,” Michael McCormick said as he cheered on the Sooners as they left the field.

The couple from Adair bought the tickets as an anniversary present and never thought about not toughing the cold.

“Are you kidding?” Renee said. “It was worth every penny. That was the best ending ever.”

KNIGHT SIDELINED WITH SHOULDER INJURY

Sooners coach Bob Stoops wasn't sure after the game how severe was quarterback Trevor Knight's injury.

Knight hurt his left, non-throwing shoulder in the final minute of the second quarter when he was hit on a third-down run for no gain.

Knight immediately got up and headed to the locker room.

“With all of the zone reads and option-read type stuff, we didn't feel like it would be right to put him out there again,” Stoops said.

O-LINE THIN AGAIN

The Sooners were once again without left guard Adam Shead and left tackle Tyrus Thompson.

Shead has been out since the Iowa State game while Thompson was injured in the third quarter of the win over Kansas State.


by Ryan Aber
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Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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